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weeks. they went to check on the situation in ukraine. in nigeria more than 200 girls are being held hostage. demonstrators from london to new york rallied today to call for their freedom. we are going to take you inside a global push to help these girls. make sure you stay tuned for that. >>> and in los angeles, the clippers are gearing up for a game seven of the playoffs. this after owner donald sterling dominated headlines this week for racist remarks leaked to the media. we have new comments from sterling and the woman, and the woman who leaked his remarks. or is accused of leaking his remarks. a very real possibility of a civil war in ukraine and that borders russia. towns were overrun by armed separatists who believe those towns should be russians. this is happening not on the border but more than 150 miles into ukraine. it's after midnight in ukraine now. government leaders are promising that active military operations will continue when the sun comes up. dozens of civilians and separatists have been killed in the fighting so far and people who live in the region are being tol
in washington today to demand safe return of at least 223 school girls kidnapped in nigeria more than two weeks ago. critics of the nigerian government say officials aren't doing enough to try to rescue these girls and return them. >> and this was the scene in new york where dozens tried to bring attention to the matter. this comes as secretary of state john kerry is in africa where he pledged support to help the nigerian government. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children by obamacare a har a.m. is unconscionable. we will do everything to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes. >> they're accused of abducting them from a boarding school. the group opposes education and human rights groups say the kidnappers use the girls as sex slaves. it is not known where they are now. officials think they were trucked into a remote forest. the failure to find the girls inspired people to speak out around the world, many using the #bringbackourgirls. >> that's the rally cry for nigerians on social media, expressing anguish and trust trags with how they'r
they want the united states to pressure nigeria to take more aggressive action to rescue the girls. >>> also from here in d.c., a building that houses a strip club collapses. it's all caught on camera. four nearby buildings were also damaged. there was some construction going on nearby. at this point, it's not clear if that's what triggered the collapse. one person was hurt. that person is expected to be okay. >>> new support and new questions today for hillary clinton, if she decides to run for the white house in 2016. also, jeb bush gets some words of encouragement from his former president brother. could 2016 shape up as the battle of america's political dynasties? the brain trust here in the flesh on a saturday afternoon in d.c. bob franken is a syndicated columni columnist. and mercedes is a republican strategist, also former spokesperson for the george w. bush administration. good to see all of you here in the flesh. this is nice. i should have brought you something. we don't have a budget for gifts. let's start with the news today, bob. tim kaine threw his support behind hillary clint
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
will bring that to you live. >> and now, nigeria resident s are demanding action from the government to bring back those kidnapped girls. ...for all day relief. "start your engines" we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, turning dreamers into business owners. and we're here to help start yours. turning dreamers into business owners. could mean less waiting for things like security backups and file downloads you'd take that test, right? well, what are you waiting for? you could literally be done with the test by now. now you could have done it twice. this is awkward. check your speed. see how fast your internet can be. switch now and add voice and tv for $34.90. comcast business built for business. ameriprise asked people a simple question: in retirement, will you outlive your money? uhhh. no, that can't happen. that's t
will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
of nigeria in that search for more than 200 girls who were kidnapped from their school on april 15th, armed and uniformed men forced more than 275 girls into trucks in the northeast village and drove them into the forest. about 40 girls managed to escape. no one has claimed responsibility officially but the islamist group boek co-har ram is suspected. hundreds more marched on the nigerian parliament here demanding that the government do more to sfifind these girls. if this abduction of 200 girls happened anywhere else in the world, the nation would be at a standstill. we will bring you more on that, as warranted. >>> up next, the supreme court justice who even ted cruz feared. capital to make it happen? without the thinking that makes it real? what's a vision without the expertise to execute it... and the financing to make it grow? whatever your goal, it can change more than your business. it can change the future. that's why, at barclays, our ambition is to always realize yours. reckless seeding... ...failure to disappear. a backyard invasion. homeowner takes matters into his own hands.
is mounting in nigeria as mothers and sisters demand its government to step up its efforts to rescue nearly 200 girls that were kidnapped two weeks ago and we'll get the latest from the a.p. chief africa correspondent about reports of a possible deal under way with the captors. plus, a first of its kind law in tennessee would punish pregnant drug users with jail time. the state says it helps protect babies, but some doctors and women's organizations say the law could actually harm children. it's our news nation gut check. join our conversation on twitter and you can find me at tamron hall and my team at "news nation." if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain. this is humira helping me lay the groundwork. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. humira is proven to h
story you may not have heard about yet. takes place in nigeria. more than two weeks ago. 234 teenage girls were kidnapped directly from their boarding school in the remote town. islamic group is responsible, a militant group, which advocates law, opposes education, and one of the most dangerous terrorist groups in the world. some of the girls have escaped their captors. almost 200 remain missing to night. there are reports the group took the girls to other countries and have covnducted marriages. today, protesters gathered, and calling for a search for the missing girls. joining us deputy assistant secretary of state for african affairs, lisa williams, for president obama. welcome. tell us what we know at this point about what is happening there in nigeria? >> thank you we, find the kidnapping of over 100 girls in nigeria to be abhorrent. we have called on the immediate return and reap lease of the girls. a return to their families. very little more than what you have already explained is known as to their whereabouts. >> let me read from the state department annual report on global
the senate president said everything had to be done to get the girls back. he said nigeria was in a state of war. he said they have to be -- insuinsu insurgents have to be defeated as soon as possible and with minimal loss of life. he himself is a military man. >> there's been some speculation, i gather, though, you know, about infiltration even into the military from some of the militants. this is obviously a very, very emotive case. people must be fearful if nothing is done to stop this there could be other cases like this in the future. >> reporter: that's exactly why the mothers are here to protest. not just mothers of the girls who've been kidnapped, but mothers from across the country. they're saying this could have been our daughters. it could have been our sisters. with regard to whether they infiltrated the military, jonathan goodluck even said boko haram was even in his government. people are frustrated and angry. that's the reason they're going to be out on the streets of abuja. other nigerian cities today and tomorrow. tomorrow is may day holiday in niger nigeria. >> we spoke
are aimed to discourage people from voting wednesday. >>> reports from nigeria say some of the 200 girls abducted from the boarding school may been sold into marriage in neighboring cameroon. it's believed they were kidnapped by the group boko haram. people call on the government and military to do more to try to get the girls back safely. >>> brazil's preparations for the 2016 rio games have been described by senior olympic officials as the worst he's seen. the vice president john coates says the production is well behind schedule. there's concerns about infrastructure and water quality. he added there's no plan b. there will not be an alternative city chosen to host the games. >>> as divers continue to recover bodies from the sunk south korean ferry, president park has apologized for failing to prevent the disaster that left more than 300 dead or missing. at the memorial for the 250 school children on board, she apologized for the slow response to the tragedy. bbc has this. >> reporter: the new memorial brings home the sheer scale of the disaster. hundreds of young faces stair out from
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